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Stories from Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Lt. Gov. Skillman presents NSP funds (06/10/09)
TERRE HAUTE -- Angie Pappano makes her living writing grants. Pappano -- a vice president with Kenna Consulting -- said writing up the latest grant for the City of Brazil was a difficult task. "It was more in depth than any application I've ever written," Pappano said...
Meridian Elem. staff preparing for next year (06/10/09)
Though the school year is over, teachers are still in the classrooms and the principal in her office at Meridian Elementary. Principal Karen Phillips and fifth-grade teacher Katie Sims talked with The Brazil Times about the events that took place at Meridian during the 2008-09 school year and plans for the 2009-10 school year...
Living through history (06/10/09)
Born into a much different world, Mazo Modesitt (1905) and Lucille Torr (1906) have lived through more than a century of historic events. They have witnessed the terms of 19 presidents, the tragedy of seven wars (including two World Wars), seen five states admitted into the United States (Oklahoma, New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii) and many other events, including:...
Project financing tops city council discussion (06/10/09)
The financing of projects was the top priority on the agenda for the Common Council of the City of Brazil Tuesday night. Sue Beesley, partner with Bingham McHale, LLP, Indianapolis, introduced an ordinance setting the terms of a revenue bond for water projects...
Booster donation (06/10/09)
Kelly Nees (third from right) a Wal-Mart Human Resource Manager presents a $1,000 check to the Northview Athletic Boosters in the auditorium of North Clay Middle School Tuesday. Pictured are (from left) Athletic Director Jan Gambil, resident Michelle Bell, Booster Vice President Steve Bell, Treasurer Laura Sanders, Nees, President Tony Sciotto and Athletic Director Charley Jackson. Clay Cunningham Photo...
Food service inspections from May 2009 (06/10/09)
The following is a list of food service inspections by the Clay County Health Department in May 2009: Establishments with no violations at time of inspection:...
Seasonal Star program (06/10/09)
The Allen Memorial Planetarium will present the Summer Seasonal Star program June 26-28. There is no charge for the program but donations will be accepted. The June 26 program will be at 6:30 p.m., while the June 27 program will be at 2 and 4 p.m. The June 28 program will be at 2 p.m...
Brazil Buzz: The gift that keeps giving (06/10/09)
It looks like rain will be moving in later this Sunday evening. Every time I get this yard work under control, the clouds spill water on my work and the weeds jump for joy. The insects. Hungry mosquitoes, flies, super-sized knats and eager bees are really bugging me this season. Even though I wear suitable attire, the huge army of vampires seem to go for my old skin...
CLUB NEWS (06/10/09)
The regular meeting of the Alpha Omega Chapter of Delta Theta Tau Sorority was called to order at 7:30 p.m., May 19, at the First United Methodist Church's Traylor Hall. The meeting was opened by Chapter President Linda Sheese with Delta Opening Ceremony and Delta Prayer...
ISU's Shoemaker drafted by White Sox (06/10/09)
By CLAY CUNNINGHAM Times Staff Reporter The major league aspirations of a former Northview baseball standout came one step closer to fruition Wednesday, after he was drafted by the Chicago White Sox. Brady Shoemaker, a 2005 graduate of Northview and four-year player at Indiana State University, was selected by the White Sox in the 19th round with the 583 pick of the 2009 Major League Baseball First-Year Player Draft. Shoemaker expressed great excitement with his selection...
Second place (06/10/09)
The Poland Lions Club squad finished as runner-up in the Rookie Division Tournament, for players ages 6-8, in Clay Youth League action this season. Team members include (front, from left) Mason Wymer, Jordan Keyt, Logan Payne, Caden Cannon, Anthony Rodgers, (middle) Gavin Diel, Zeke Newton, Kaleb Farkas, Korbin Allen, Hunter Martin, (back) Manager Patrick Newton and assistant coaches Tim Farkas and Keiffer Allen. Courtesy Photo...
David Nairn, Jr. (06/10/09)
David Nairn, Jr., 71, Cory, died June 9, 2009, at Methodist Hospital unexpectedly. He was born July 30, 1937, in Clay County. the son of David Nairn and Christina Glineur Nairn. He graduated from Bridgeton High School. On July 4, 1964, he married Melanie Mattox Nairn, and she survives. As a young man, he worked at Arketex and then later he worked as truck driver for CBS in Terre Haute. He retired in 1982 after working there for 24 years...
Harmony Happenings: Song celebration scheduled Saturday (06/10/09)
It is Wednesday morning as I am writing. The storm woke me up at 4:30 a.m., and I decided to use a break between lightning strikes to work at this old computer. The weatherman tells me more storms are on the way. Today will be the graveside services for good neighbor Jack Harper. Jack leaves a hole in the neighborhood and the church, a big hole. His faith, determination and sense of humor will be remembered. Our sympathies go out to his family...
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